When my husband went overseas we made boxes and went around to the schools to talk to the principals and see if it was ok, then made a letter for the teacher about how we were doing this to cheer the guys up, we gave them a deadline and then went and picked the letters up. At the local school here, the teachers made it into their curriculum and the ones that were to young to write, drew pictures. We told the teachers to give us the school address that way if one of the soliders wanted to write back they could. I decorated a pretty big box and it was almost full, alot of the kids wrote more than one letter or drew more than one picture. We gathered all the letters together and sent them to their commanding officer so that they could be distibuted. Thought you guys might like trying that, it makes you feel like you are helping and doing a good deed at the same time, because sadly we have soliders who don't receive letters from home. I'd hate to be the only guy standing in line without a letter at mail call. You could also get your local churches to write letters and they could include their address so if the solider wanted to write back he could. Just a thought and I hope it makes some of you feel better.
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